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Nagwan Abdelmaboud Soliman is PhD researcher at the European University Institute- EUI- Florence, Italy. She was visiting PhD researcher in Berkeley University, Berkeley, U.S.A August-December 2015/2016 and a PhD Fellow at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) Berlin, Germany Jan-August 2013. The field of her  specialization is armed groups, Jihadi movements, social movements, radicalization, and conflict transformation.

Previously she was the Head of Early Warning and Rapid Response committee at the National Council for Justice and Equality (NCJE) at Egyptian Cabinet in 2011. She has been involved as a mediator in several sectarian tensions in Egypt particularly in Upper Egypt. Nagwan is a regional trainer: she has trained Arab activists and local dialogue practitioners from Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Oman, Jordan.

She was a member of Cordoba New Network for Conflict transformation and mediation at Cordoba Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland from 2011 till March 2014.  She was also a member of the Advisory Board of the Egyptian network of Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures during 2011- 2012. She has publications in the field of preventing violence and building dialogue process.  She was project manager, Office for promotion of parliamentary democracy, European Parliament, Brussels in June 2011. Moreover, She was lecturer at Canadian Ahram University in Egypt Sep-Dec 2011, and online lecturer at The Understanding program organized by Adyan Organization, Lebanon in 2010.

Some links of publications: 

Regime repression in Egypt

The door should be opened to Ahrar al-Sham

Egypt on the brink of Ungovernability 

Egypt Salafism between Religion and Realpolitik 

Carrot and Stick Approach Needed to be Supported in Syria